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4445 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC
Barback at Sfoglina
Barback at Sfoglina


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4445 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expires on Feb 1, 2019


1 year

Job Details

Bar-backs at Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants are the backbones of our bar operations. Primary daily duties include prepping and stocking all bar-garnishes, juices and syrups, washing, polishing and stocking all required bar-tools and glassware, and maintaining all par-levels at each bar-station. Bar-backs are also expected to assist Bartenders with their daily duties and maintain constant communication with restaurant team members to ensure speed of service and service-quality standards are met in order for guests to be treated to memorable hospitality experiences.

Thinks like a guest.
Works as a team.
Acts like an owner.

Actively participates in all company training programs and consistently meets training expectations.

Maintains constant communication with team members while on duty.
Assists team members with their daily duties whenever possible.
Creates and maintains a healthy and productive work environment.

Consistently provides guests with a warm welcome.
Anticipates and accommodates guest needs throughout service.
Establishes positive relationships with guests by making them happy.
Consistently provides guests with a fond farewell.

Conducts daily bar inspections.
Sets up the bar according to layout standards.
Washes and polishes all glassware, silverware, plates, and bar-tools needed for service.
Maintains bar par-levels throughout service.
Maintains bar cleanliness and organization while on duty.
Prepares all juices, garnishes and syrups needed for service.
Stocks refrigeration units with beer, wine, juice, and water products.
Labels all perishables as per DOH and company guidelines.
Conducts bread and water service at the bar, (when applicable.)
Assists Bartenders in serving and clearing food and beverage orders.
Replaces used dishes and silverware.
Restocks condiments as needed.
Assists in counting china, glass, silver and linen.
Conducts all required Opening, Side-Work, Hand-Over and Closing Duties as outlined by Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants and management.
Performs additional tasks at the direction of management.

Consistently maintains Grooming Standards.
Maintains work-area and restaurant cleanliness and organization.
Ensures all service-items needed at the bar are consistently available, clean and well maintained.
Ensures foods and beverages served meet Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants quality standards.
Reviews, understands and communicates guest-preference data to appropriate persons.

Maintains comprehensive knowledge of all bar menu-items, ingredients and preparation processes.
Able to properly identify food and beverage items and ingredients based on appearance.
Consistently able to speak confidently about the cocktail menu and to offer well-informed guidance in the selection of beverages.
Maintains an understanding of the proper steps of service required of all FOH positions.

Is always pro-active and identifies potential problems before they arise.
“Owns” problems when they arise and takes responsibility by finding solutions.
Makes appropriate decisions, which are in the best interest of the guest, the employees and the company.

An appetite for providing memorable hospitality.
Curious intelligence to continue learning in the position.
Open availability and a career mentality.
Excellent emotional self-awareness under pressure while maintaining a graceful, warm presence.

Must be at least 21 years of age.
Must be able to communicate in and understand English.
Must be friendly, outgoing and possess good communication skills.
Must be able to work independently and in a team environment.
Must be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.
Must be able to work at a rapid pace and multi-task while maintaining attention to detail.
Must be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift at least 50 pounds.

Compensation details

Company sponsored health plan; Commuter transit benefit

Required Skills

Beer Knowledge

Craft Cocktail knowledge

Glassware Knowledge

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Casual Dining

Part of Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants

A restaurant by Fabio and Maria Trabocchi, dedicated to the tradition of handmade pasta. Now open in northwest Washington DC's Van Ness neighborhood.

Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Fabio Trabocchi restaurants does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under state or local law.

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